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New Inn Public House

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Goodleigh Road | Goodleigh, Barnstaple EX32 7LX, England
+44 1271 342488
00:00 - 23:59
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Wed - Mon 00:00 - 23:59
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's my understanding that I booked this restaurant on the 26th of November with a lady for the 3rd of December. We turned up at the booking time of 19.30 and the gentleman had no note of the booking. I couldn't confirm that I had booked this specific restaurant as I had used a landline to book. However, the gentleman... More 

Thank Alex M
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an excellent Christmas meal with friends. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. The food was excellent. Cooked to perfection and plenty of it.Even the mince pies were home made. The service was first class. A real Traditional Devon Pub. Thank you

Thank janetliew1
Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed our night at the New Inn. The booking process was very efficient with a phone call confirming our booking. The menu offered a good range of interesting home cooked dishes to suit all tastes. The staff were friendly and welcoming with efficient service offering suitable breaks between courses. All in all a good experience and I can... More 

Thank Dave S
Winchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having chosen to stay at nearby Coombe Farm (check this out too), we were delighted to find that the New Inn a mile away also ticked all our important boxes, in this case 'Great village pub', 'Great food' and 'Great landlord/landlady'. The customers we met (Jim and, I think, a doctor) added to the evening by inviting us to share... More 

Thank jumble31
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful,friendly landlord and lady.lovely warm atmosphere with open fire.food fantastic all homemade food and puddings to die for.would highly recommend you visit this lovely pub.

Thank gillvaughan33
South West
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy eating at The New Inn. A traditional pub serving a great selection of home cooked fayre with a couple of more unusual dishes which makes the menu more interesting than some. Always a warm welcome too. Unpretentious, good value and dependable. Just what a pub should be.

Thank Bendance
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A dated little pub with a very narrow entrance to the car park. I wouldn't change a thing! Like walking into a pub from the 50s! Had one of the best meals ever. An interesting menu which includes rabbit and pheasant. My husband and I shared a baked Camembert with garlic and rosemary for starters it was served with an... More 

Thank Yakamoo
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is absolutely fantastic trust me we are quite picky but this place had zero faults i had rabbit and my partner the turkey medatballs absolutely delicious host and chef were great too

Thank andy0101
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very friendly host and hostess. This place is unusual in that there are no menus. The hostess brings over a board and explains each one of the extensive range of meals thoroughly.I had difficulty decciding what to eat. All the dishes are home-cooked and the servings are more than ample. I don't eat out to fill my belly but... More 

Thank Andrew M
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here on many occasions and have never been disappointed. My biggest problem is always choosing what to eat as there is rarely anything on the menu that is not delicious. It could be described as excellent home cooking with a twist of something surprising in some of the dishes. I always feel welcomed and at home here.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goodleigh Road | Goodleigh, Barnstaple EX32 7LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 342488
You are closer than you think to wonderful home cooked food, great ales and fantastic company. Justin and Julia look forward to welcoming you to the friendliest of village free houses in rural Goodleigh, North Devon. We specialise in high quality home cooked pub fare, with traditional British favourites offered alongside exotic dishes from further afield. Relax in charming surroundings whilst sampling well kept ales that have had us listed in the Good Beer Guide for 3 years running. If you like trying something different our menu board is always changing to incorporate seasonal local meats, fish and vegetables. We can accommodate all needs, from a romantic table for two, family parties, or just about anything you had in mind.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?